Theft of a vehicle believed by police to have occurred in St. Louis resulted in a standoff between the men suspected of the crime and local police units.
With confirmed cases of canine influenza in states that border Missouri, veterinarians have begun providing a vaccine to combat the virus before it becomes a problem in animal populations here.
The bid accepted for the long-awaited project that will span the Mississippi River at St. Louis is still nearly $40 million more than transportation officials anticipated.
Wi-Fi will be available on Bus No. 1969 of the 102 Blue East Route that runs down Paris Road and Clark Lane and on Bus No. 1970 of the 103 Green West Route, which runs down Worley Street to the Columbia Mall.
The house had been unoccupied for about a month.
MU High School is making its first attempt at targeting an older audience by partnering with BJC HealthCare in St. Louis. This nonprofit health care organization offers its employees financial help in taking classes and working toward their high school diploma.
The Missouri Children's Museum provides adults as well as children opportunities to play in a variety of themed rooms.
Attorney General Chris Koster's office reported Wednesday that its Medicaid fraud unit recovered $82 million this year. That's more than double the previous high of $34 million set in 2008.
The work of medical professionals in Africa is complicated as drugs commonly prescribed to treat HIV become less effective.
There are about 500 policewomen in Afghanistan, compared with about 92,500 policemen. Policewomen are vital in raids as they are able to conduct searches on other women, something that would be extremely offensive for a male officer to do.
The pressure against the use of antibiotics in agriculture is rising. The World Health Organization concluded this year that surging antibiotic resistance is one of the leading threats to human health, and the White House last month said the problem is "urgent."